11.15 6th Edition

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11.15 6th Edition

Postby Dustin Shin 2I » Thu Feb 28, 2019 2:24 pm

I thought when Gibbs free energy was positive, the reaction is non spontaneous. If so, then why is the answer for this question saying spontaneous even though they gave a positive value for Gibbs free energy or is this just a misunderstanding on my part?

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Re: 11.15 6th Edition

Postby Chem_Mod » Thu Feb 28, 2019 6:19 pm

You're right in that it is nonspontaneous when producing I, but when producing I2, it is spontaneous because it is in the opposite direction.

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Re: 11.15 6th Edition

Postby Carissa Young 1K » Thu Feb 28, 2019 6:57 pm

What does it mean if Gibbs free energy is 0 exactly?

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